All posts by Brian Lopez-Benchimol

Constantinos Philippou Plans to Make Most o...

Aug 05, 2011Comments off57 Views

Having stepped up for the UFC on several occasions, Constantinos Philippou knows that he still has to deliver, and that's exactly what he intends to

TUF 13 Episode 10 Recap: Season’s Fin...

Jun 02, 2011Comments off51 Views

The final episode of Season 13 of "The Ultimate Fighter" finally narrowed the cast down to the season's finalists.

TUF 13 Episode 9 Recap: Semifinals Set, but...

May 26, 2011Comments off54 Views

The fighters get whittled down to the semifinal pairings, but the house erupts into a fight during Episode 9 of The Ultimate Fighter.

TUF 13 Episode 8 Recap: Quarterfinal Bouts ...

May 19, 2011Comments off92 Views

The quarterfinal bouts are underway. One of the two fights produces one of the biggest upsets of the season.

TUF 13 Episode 7 Recap: dos Santos Bests Le...

May 12, 2011Comments off59 Views

Week 8 of TUF 13 was chock full with Len Bentley going off the rails, Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos squaring off in the

TUF 13 Episode 6 Recap: Junior dos Santos a...

May 05, 2011Comments off218 Views

Things heat up on Episode 6 of "The Ultimate Fighter." The situation between Junior dos Santos and Lew Polley reaches its climax, two fights go

TUF 13 Episode 4 Recap: Brock Lesnar’...

Apr 21, 2011Comments off94 Views

As coach Polley sooths the friction between he and his fellow Team dos Santos coaches, Brock Lesnar's criticisms of his team reach a fever pitch.

TUF 13 Episode 3 Recap: Disruption in the R...

Apr 14, 2011Comments off67 Views

Things start to go a little haywire for both teams during TUF 13 Episode 3, then Brock Lesnar steps out from the show just before

TUF 13 Episode 2 Recap: Can Team Lesnar Gai...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off110 Views

Team dos Santos won the first fight of TUF 13 last week. Can Team Lesnar pull out the win and gain control, or is Team

TUF 13 Episode 1 Recap: Teams Decided, Firs...

Mar 31, 2011Comments off107 Views

Week one of "The Ultimate Fighter Season 13" is in the books. Coaches Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos made their team selections and the

UFC On Versus 3: Danny Castillo Amped Up Fo...

Mar 03, 2011Comments off89 Views

There was a time when the UFC wasn't even on Danny Castillo's radar, but he'll make his Octagon debut on Thursday night against Joe Stevenson

Strikeforce: Jorge Masvidal Plans To Halt B...

Mar 02, 2011Comments off114 Views

Jorge Masvidal, in his return to Strikeforce, has his sights set squarely on derailing unbeaten Billy Evangelista and working his way to the title.

Gian Villante Not Taking Chad Griggs Lightl...

Feb 12, 2011Comments off67 Views

Gian Villante makes his Strikeforce debut in a Heavyweight Grand Prix reserve bout Saturday night in New Jersey. His focus is razor sharp, not looking

Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix: Chad Gr...

Feb 11, 2011Comments off69 Views

Chad Griggs popped up on everyone's radar when he upset former Bobby Lashley. In a Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix reserve bout, he's hoping to show

It’s Antonio Banuelos’ Chance T...

Feb 05, 2011Comments off104 Views

Initially just happy to be kept on the roster during the transition from the WEC to the UFC, Antonio Banuelos knows that Saturday night at

UFC 126: Ricardo Romero’s Secret Weap...

Feb 04, 2011Comments off82 Views

Ricardo Romero has a secret weapon heading into his sophomore effort in the UFC... Wall Street.

UFC 124: Ricardo Almeida, The Resolve of a ...

Dec 09, 2010Comments off45 Views

Following a loss to former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes, Ricardo Almeida knows what is expected of him when he faces T.J. Grant at UFC

UFC 124: For Dan Miller, It’s Time To...

Dec 09, 2010Comments off58 Views

Dan Miller survived what many don't, a three-fight losing skid in the UFC. He bounced back with a win in his last fight, and plans

UFC 124: John Howard Excited To Bang It Out...

Dec 06, 2010Comments off86 Views

John Howard is the underdog heading into his fight with Thiago Alves at UFC 124 on Saturday night, just the way he likes it. Doomsday